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  • Attention, shoppers: Here comes Super Saturday! Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Barbie dolls and accessories already being discounted at Toys R’ Us days before Super Saturday.

    Get ready, last-minute shoppers—it's time for Super Saturday! Brian Sozzi breaks down what you'll get a super deal on — and what's too hot for discounts.

  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec 18- Google will try to persuade a U.S. judge on Thursday to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit over its Android smartphone operating system, as the Internet search company faces increased regulatory pressure from European authorities. The hearing in San Jose, California, federal court is over the lawsuit filed by two smartphone consumers who say...

  • Your first trade for Thursday Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 6:19 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.

  • IBM says cloud business enjoying "breakthrough year" Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    LONDON, Dec 17- IBM aims to expand the number of data centres it offers clients around the world by 25 percent to meet fast-rising demand for internet-based services, after what a company executive said has been a "breakthrough year" in 2014 for its cloud computing business. IBM has quadrupled the number of cloud data facilities it offers around the world to 49 in...

  • On Kickstarter, everyone wants to be 'Staff Pick' Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Want your project to get selected as a "Staff Pick" on crowdfunding site Kickstarter? Entrepreneurs and other users have been seeking the secret to getting their projects selected as a "Staff Pick"— a designation that one of Kickstarter's 98 employees can give a project based on his or her personal tastes. Shelley Harper scoured Google, read blog posts and...

  • China's Baidu invests in Uber taxi service Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 5:19 AM ET

    Chinese Internet giant Baidu Inc confirmed on Wednesday it is buying a stake in fast-growing international car-hailing service Uber.

  • BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Dec 17- Deep-pocketed Chinese rivals and tough regulators stand in the way of U.S. car-hailing service Uber's plans to conquer one of the world's biggest transportation markets, even after it signed a tieup with domestic internet giant Baidu Inc.. "You have to do things differently in order to succeed here in China," Uber Chief Executive Travis...

  • BEIJING, Dec 17- Chinese Internet giant Baidu Inc agreed to buy a stake in Uber as the online car-hailing service seeks to gain ground on rivals with powerful backers in one of the world's biggest transportation markets. Baidu is the latest big-name investor, joining the likes of Goldman Sachs and Google Inc, to place a bet on the fast-growing transportation...

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:36 PM ET

    3. Five Nights at Freddy's 2, Scott Cawthon. 5. Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon. 2. Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc..

  • Midday movers: Chevron, Crocs, JetBlue & more Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:25 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • LA CHAUX-DE-FONDS, Switzerland, Dec 16- TAG Heuer is pushing ahead with plans for a smartwatch to more directly compete with the likes of the Apple Watch and may make acquisitions to help drive the strategy, its head said on Tuesday. We have done several partnerships and might also do acquisitions, "Biver, head of LVMH watches and TAG Heuer interim chief executive,...

  • Apple just got reinforcements in mobile pay battle Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 11:16 AM ET
    A worker demonstrates Apple Pay inside a mobile kiosk sponsored by Visa and Wells Fargo to demonstrate the new Apple Pay mobile payment system on October 20, 2014 in San Francisco City.

    Dozens more companies—including big banks, retailers and start-ups—have begun to adopt Apple's mobile payments platform, The New York Times reports.

  • Top apps of 2014, according to Apple and Google Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 9:52 AM ET

    The tech giants' favorite apps cover a wide area, including mobile photography, health and fitness, social and education.

  • Google’s Europe woes worsen with $19M fine threat Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 7:02 AM ET
    Google headquarters.

    Google faces fines of up to 15 million euros ($18.7 million) unless it fixes its privacy breaches in the Netherlands, Dutch regulators said.

  • Spain: Google News vanishes amid 'Google Tax' spat Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 4:21 AM ET

    MADRID— Google on Tuesday followed through with a pledge to shut down Google News in Spain in reaction to a Spanish law requiring news publishers to receive payment for content even if they are willing to give it away. The company's Spanish Google News page, normally full of aggregated news content, vanished and was replaced by a message saying Google was "...

  • Robin Williams tops 2014 list of Google searches Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Robin Williams' suicide seared into the world's collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google. Other topics of worldwide intrigue on Google included the addictive smartphone game "Flappy Bird," bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst, the Middle East extremist group ISIS, the hit Disney movie "...

  • Ruble collapse shakes Russian economy, consumers Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:17 AM ET

    The Kremlin has tried to shift blame for Russia's economic woes, accusing the West of inflicting economic pain on Russia in an attempt to force a regime change. The market plunge defied a whopping pre-dawn interest rate hike of 6.5 percentage points by Russia's Central Bank aimed at defending the currency. "Now is the exact time to make all the purchases you've...

  • Bitcoin: What to expect in 2015 Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Bitcoin had a wild ride over the past two years, with prices driven by speculation, investment and government regulation, and investors should expect nothing less in 2015.

  • Facebook's top game aims to sweeten up China Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 4:40 PM ET

    "Cookie Jam" is among the top 20 grossing games on iOS and Android and was named Facebook's game of the year for 2014. Next up: China.

  • Google to retire Nexus 5 for bigger screens Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 2:24 PM ET
    Nexus 5

    Google will retire the Nexus 5 gradually as it shifts focus to big screen phablets and tablets.